About This Artwork

Lan Ying
Chinese, 1585-c. 1664

Landscape in the Style of Ancient Masters: after Gao Kegong (1248-1310), Ming dynasty (1368–1644), 1642

Album leaf; ink and colors on paper
31 x 40.7 cm (12 x 16 in.)
the 1st leaf
Gao Yanjing (Gao Kegong, 1248-1310) painted the Autumn Clearing in the Misty Woods. This is painted in the style of Gao; I ask for Mr. Jiou’s instruction. In the year of renwu [1642], Ying.

Samuel M. Nickerson fund, 1958.395.b

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Art Institute of Chicago, Ming-Ch’ing Dynasties, A.D. 1368-1644, A.D. 1644-1912, August 7-October 11, 1964.

Publication History

Archives of the Chinese Art Society of America, 1958.Art Institute of Chicago, Ming-Ch’ing Dynasties, A.D. 1368-1644, A.D. 1644-1912, 1964 exh cat. p.11-12)

“Oriental Art Recently Acquired by American Museums, 1958,” Archives of the Chinese Art Society of America, 13 (1959), p. 90, fig. 4.

Kei Suzuki, comp., Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Paintings [Chugoku kaiga sogo zuroku], American and Canadian Collections, (University of Tokyo Press, 1982), page l-36, 37, A3-022: 8/8.

Elinor L. Pearlstein and James T. Ulak, Asian Art in the Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago / Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1993), pp. 76-77, p. 78 (ill.), p. 149.

Ownership History

Purchased from Kozo Harada, Tokyo




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